Tests and diagnosisBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Your doctor or dermatologist makes a diagnosis of lichen nitidus or another skin condition based on the information you provide about the symptoms and a careful examination of the skin abnormality.
Your doctor may use a magnifying glass to look at your skin. Or he or she may take a small sample of tissue (biopsy) and look at it under a microscope.
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